Ro launches WebMD-like health information website
The new site contains information about sexual health, hair loss, weight management, diabetes, men's health and allergies.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Janssen to Highlight Depth of Solid Tumor Portfolio at ASCO GU
RARITAN, N.J., February 3, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today multiple data presentations from a robust solid tumor portfolio that will be featured at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cancers Symposium, taking place February 13-15 in San Francisco. Company-sponsored data presentations will include clinical results for ERLEADA® (apalutamide) and niraparib in prostate cancer; and BALVERSA™ (erdafitinib) in bladder cancer. “We are committed to improving outcomes in patients with prostate and bladder cancer where high unmet...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

She Was Losing Fistfuls of Hair. What Was Causing It?
Sudden hair loss may seem alarming, but it may be caused by a temporary stress and grow back. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Hair Baldness Alopecia Areata Women and Girls Wigs Source Type: news

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Reveals Alopecia, What Is This Condition
Ass many as 6.8 million people in the U.S. may be dealing with alopecia areata. And there are other types of alopecia. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Study reveals fermented water chestnuts help with symptoms of balding, hair loss
(Natural News) Alopecia is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, causing bald patches and massive hair loss. The condition usually develops during childhood or a person’s teenage years, but in some cases, people develop it in their 30s. While it is not lethal, there is no known cure for alopecia. The only consolation for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ayanna Pressley Opens Up About Living With Alopecia and Hair Loss
The congresswoman from Massachusetts said that she was making peace with the condition in a video released on Thursday. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandra E. Garcia and Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Hair Alopecia Areata Race and Ethnicity Pressley, Ayanna Baldness Source Type: news

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Reveals Her Hair Loss as She Shares Her ‘Very Personal’ Alopecia Diagnosis
In a moving interview with The Root, Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley opened up about living with alopecia and revealed that she has gone completely bald. Pressley, 45, said she decided to go public about her hair loss because she felt she owed an explanation to all the women of color who have reached out to her about what had become known as her signature hairstyle: Senegalese twists. She added that she decided to open up about going bald “to be freed from the secret, and the shame that that secret carries with it.” “I’m not here just to occupy space,” she also said. “I’m here t...
Source: TIME: Health - January 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized democrats onetime Source Type: news

What Is Alopecia? Dr. Mallika Marshall Explains The Hair Loss Condition
Rep. Ayanna Pressley revealed Thursday that she's been battling alopecia. (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire)
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Ayanna Pressley Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Health Tip: Preparing for a Wig During Cancer Treatment
-- If you're coping with hair loss during cancer treatment, you may be considering a wig. To prepare for a wig during cancer treatment, Breastcancer.org suggests: Find pictures of your preferred color, length and style. Cut your hair short. Look... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Electrical Field May Speed Wound Healing By Encouraging Cell Regeneration
A scientist in Wisconsin has invented a bandage that uses an electrical field to speed up the time needed for a wound to heal. It could one day lead to treatments for baldness and obesity. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joe Palca Source Type: news

Could Baldness Become 'Optional'? New Research May Give Men Hope
Title: Could Baldness Become 'Optional'? New Research May Give Men HopeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 20, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Could Baldness Become'Optional'? New Research May Give Men Hope
THURSDAY, Dec. 19, 2019 -- The best way to avoid baldness is to stop hair from falling out in the first place. Now, researchers say a new hair growth discovery might help men keep their locks for a lifetime. The new insight involves a structure... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 19, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can seborrheic dermatitis cause hair loss?
Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that causes an itchy, flaky rash. Rarely, it causes temporary hair loss. Learn how, and what people can to do treat it, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Are my new heart pills turning me bald at 61?  
A 61-year-old reader has asked DR ELLIE CANNON whether his new heart pills could be responsible for his sudden hair loss as all the men in his family had a full head of hair into old age. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How effective are different hair transplant methods?
Hair transplants can be an effective treatment for hair loss. Here, we look at how the different types work, as well as their success rates and side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How much hair loss is normal?
The average person sheds 50 –100 hairs a day as part of the natural hair growth cycle. Learn more about how much hair loss is normal in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat female hair loss
Female hair loss happens for many reasons, including natural aging. We cover treatments for hair loss, tips for hair growth, and ways to cope with hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about pubic hair loss
Some people may experience hair loss in the pubic region. Learn about the causes and additional symptoms. We also provide information on the treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Pictures show transformation of 13-year-old with alopecia after being given an ARTHRITIS drug
The unnamed teenager, who lives in Brazil, had alopecia for five years. By the time she went on the arthritis drug tofacitinib, she was bald. But within two years she had a full head of thick hair. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hair loss on temples: Everything you need to know
There are several potential reasons why a person might lose hair on the temples. Read on to find out the various causes and their associated treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

MeMD launches virtual men's, women's health service
The new services will address sexual health, skin conditions and hair loss.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat hair loss from medication
A variety of medications can cause hair loss as an unintended side effect. Learn about whether the hair will regrow and how to treat hair loss here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes hair loss on the legs?
Hair loss on the legs can occur as a result of lifestyle factors or an underlying health condition. Learn more about the potential causes of hair loss on the legs, and how to treat them, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Why exercising outside may be bad for you
Would we be better off working out indoors instead? Limiting time spent exercising on busy streets might be one way to reduce hair loss, according to research from South Korea. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate pill may help halt female hair loss and cause 'significant' growth, study shows 
In a recent study of 17 women, more than half experienced 'significant' hair regrowth within weeks of taking the drug, bicalutamide. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Platelet rich plasma found to be effective in regrowing hair
Platelets spun from a person's own blood may be a new option for treating baldness in women, according to research at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus. A pilot study found platelet rich plasma (PRP), a regenerative therapy associated with natural growth factors and tissue healing, regrows hair as well as other treatments on the market. The findings could lead [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - November 16, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatments for hair loss
Hair loss can be an upsetting condition to deal with. We look at the various causes, treatment options, and practical tips for preventing further loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the Norwood scale and male pattern baldness
The Norwood scale is a system of classification for the stages of male pattern baldness. Read this article to learn about the stages of the Norwood scale and how it can help the treatment of hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about hair loss and Accutane
Accutane, a drug that helps treat severe acne, contains isotretinoin. Isotretinoin may cause side effects, including hair loss. Learn more about why Accutane may cause hair loss, and some ways to counter it, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is there a link between dandruff and hair loss?
Dandruff itself does not cause hair loss, but the two may be linked, as some infections and medical conditions can cause both dandruff and hair loss. Learn more about dandruff, hair loss, and prevention here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What medications cause hair loss?
Hair loss is a side effect of certain medications. Read on to find out which medications can cause hair loss. We also provide tips on how to prevent and reverse hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hair loss in children: What to know
Hair loss is not uncommon in children. Common causes include fungal infections, stress, and hair pulling. Learn about causes, treatments, and when to see a doctor, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can saw palmetto help with hair loss?
This article will discuss the research on saw palmetto as a treatment for hair loss, as well as how to use it and other possible remedies. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about thyroid function and hair loss
Hair loss sometimes occurs if the thyroid gland is not working correctly. An overactive thyroid or an underactive thyroid can both cause hair loss. Treating thyroid-related hair loss involves treating the cause thyroid problem. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hair loss: Working this number of hours could trigger hair loss says new study
HAIR loss can be attributed to many lifestyle factors. A new study has found a significant association with long working hours. How many hours did the participants work? What causes the hair loss? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How air pollution may lead to hair loss
New research explains the effect of pollution particles on hair follicle cells and suggests that the mechanism explains why pollution leads to hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Now experts say pollution may cause hair loss! Tiny pollutants 'decrease hair growth proteins' 
Scientists in the Republic of Korea studied particulate matter (PM), one of the main pollutants. They said its effects 'could lead to baldness', but further studies need to confirm this. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treating male hair loss: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Not all hair loss is the same, so not all treatments will work for fixing the thinning you're seeing in the mirror. A dermatologist can tell you why you're losing your hair and what can be done about it. IN this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  Dr. Leila Tolaymat, explains one type, androgenetic alopecia, and that's known as male- [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 9, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Experiencing hair loss while on keto? It might be triggered by your lifestyle
(Natural News) The ketogenic (keto) diet can help people manage conditions like epilepsy and diabetes. It’s also an effective diet for people who want to lose weight. However, women often experience one surprising side effect of the keto diet: hair loss. What happens when you’re on the keto diet? Going on the keto diet means you need... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Vaginal atrophy after breast cancer
Breast cancer and its treatments can cause many changes in your body. In addition to breast-related changes, you might also experience menstrual changes, hair loss or skin changes. In some cases, these changes can cause sexual challenges. Vaginal atrophy, a thinning, drying and sometimes irritation of the lining of the vaginal walls, can be one [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 3, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

New Technology Could Help Reverse Baldness
BOSTON (CBS) — Hair loss can be distressing for both men and women, but engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed a new technology that could one day help reverse baldness. The device stimulates the skin with low-frequency, painless electric pulses that coax hair follicles that have essentially fallen asleep to resume hair production. Instead of requiring a bulky battery pack, the device is powered by the person’s day to day movements, and it is so small it could be worn under a regular baseball cap. They tested the technology on hairless mice and found that it stimulated hair growth as ef...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local baldness Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Way to prevent chemotherapy hair loss in sight
Using a mini organ model, scientists reveal how taxane chemotherapy can permanently damage hair follicles, and how a newer class of drug could prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Reuters asks judge to release secret Propecia documents
Reuters asked a U.S. judge on Thursday to unseal documents filed in court regarding potential risks associated with Propecia, Merck& Co's popular baldness drug. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The end of hair loss during chemo?
Scientists from the University of Manchester found human scalp hair follicles (shown in pink) were less able to divide when exposed to anti-cancer drugs called CDK4/6 inhibitors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infographic: Scalp cooling therapy
Learn more about chemotherapy and hair loss. More healthtip infographics:?mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 11, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can PRP treat hair loss?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves injecting the body with concentrations of its own blood platelets. This treatment may speed healing and restore hair growth. Learn more about PRP for hair loss here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hair Loss (Alopecia)
Title: Hair Loss (Alopecia)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/24/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/10/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 10, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Are your hormones causing hair loss?
(Natural News) Does your hair seem a lot thinner lately? Or are you losing strands of hair often? It could be your hormones. Modern life and stress – be it physical, mental, and hormonal – can disrupt key hormones that protect your hair. Listed below are the main hormone imbalances associated with hair loss. Testosterone... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The new growth in hair loss research
With increasing evidence of its impact on mental health, scientists are pushing forward with breakthroughs on baldingHas there ever been more pressure to have a full and luscious head of hair? Whether it ’s dating app snaps, Instagram selfies, or even that corporate headshot on LinkedIn, maintaining a youthful appearance has become a critical feature of modern life.Writing in his autobiography, the tennis player Andre Agassi described his hair loss as a young man as like losing “little pieces of my identity”. With such anxieties magnified by the digital world, it’s little wonder that the impact of m...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2019 Category: Science Authors: David Cox Tags: Hair loss Medical research Science Health Society Source Type: news

Spain: Children grow body hair from alleged drug mix-up
Parents of babies and toddlers in Spain who have developed abnormal body hair plan to sue a pharmaceutical company that put a treatment for hair loss into packages meant for a medicine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news